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Author Ritholtz, Barry.

Title Bailout nation : how greed and easy money corrupted Wall Street and shook the world economy / Barry Ritholtz with Aaron Task ; [foreword by Bill Fleckenstein].

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    338.542 RIT    DUE 10-05-21
Description xx, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-314) and index.
Contents A brief history of bailouts -- The creation of the Federal Reserve, and its role in creating our bailout nation -- Pre-bailout nation : (1860-1942) -- Industrial-era bailouts (1971-1995) -- Stock market bailouts, 1987-1995 -- The irrational exuberance era (1996-1999) -- The tech wreck, 2000-2003 -- The backwards, rate-driven economy -- The mad scramble for yield -- The machinery of subprime -- A memo found in the street : Uncle Sam the enabler.
Subject Financial crises -- United States.
Finance -- Government policy -- United States.
Intervention (Federal government)
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-2009.
United States -- Economic policy -- 2001-2009.
Added Author Task, Aaron.
ISBN 9780470520383 (cloth)
0470520388 (cloth)

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